poets

Dante Facts

Fiery Facts About Dante Alighieri, Satan's Poet

Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy is heralded as one of the greatest poems ever written—but what kind of mind conjures such demons?
October 31, 2023 Theodore Karasavvas
Emily Dickinson Facts

Mysterious Facts About Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson was mysterious and infamously reluctant to publish her poetry. Her work has inspired generations of readers—but few know her dark history.
August 15, 2023 Kyle Climans
Sylvia Plath Facts

Tragic Facts About Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath was a talented writer whose life was sadly cut short. While many people know about her tragic death, few know about her even darker history.
June 14, 2023 Rachel Seigel
Lord Alfred Douglas Facts

Passionate Facts About Lord Alfred Douglas, The Problematic Poet

The whirlwind romance of Lord Alfred Douglas and Oscar Wilde seemed like a fever dream at first—but it was more like a horror story.
May 20, 2023 Rebecca Wong
Lord Byron Facts

Debauched Facts About Lord Byron, England's Playboy Poet

Though Lord Byron was a great poet, he left a dark legacy, with a history of heartbreak, seduction, and even taboo relationships to his name.
May 19, 2023 Kyle Climans
Lord Alfred Douglas Facts

Passionate Facts About Lord Alfred Douglas, The Problematic Poet

The whirlwind romance of Lord Alfred Douglas and Oscar Wilde seemed like a fever dream at first—but it was more like a horror story.
January 21, 2022 Rebecca Wong


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